Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Review Article

Neuroimaging and Neuromonitoring Effects of Electro and Manual Acupuncture on the Central Nervous System: A Literature Review and Analysis

Table 6

Results PET.

AuthorMethodologyNeedling detailsControl interventionTechnology
ParticipantsHandednessGroupsSessionsPoints
(uni-/bilateral)
Needling depthManipulationdeqiRetention timeIntervention 1Group 1Intervention 2Group 2Intervention 3Group 3ImagingTechnical deviceSoftware

Biella et al. [24]13n/a12ST36 (bil), LU5 (bil)10–20 mmn/aYes25 minManual132x NAP13PET H2(15)O bolusGE-AdvanceSPM96
Dougherty et al. [35]12Right22LI4 (r)10 mm3 × 420 sec, 3 HzYes29 minManual6Streitberger6PET 11C diprenorphinePC-4096SPM2
Hsieh et al. [17]16Right21LI4 (r)3 mm30 sec, 2 HzYes180 secManual8NAP8PET rCBFn/aSPM96
Lai et al. [36]18Right31TH5 (r)15 ± 2 mm1 HzYes19 minManual9Streitberger9Blunt needle9PET 18F-FDGECAT EXACT HR+SPM2
Schlünzen et al. [37]13Right21LI4 (r)10 mm3 Hzn/an/aManual + sevoflurane7NAP6PET CBFECAT EXACT HRn/a

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